[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Lion and Xcode 4

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From: Brian S <fblistserve@...>
Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2011 18:34:50 -0700
On Jun 11, 2011, at 5:32 PM, Robert Purves wrote:

> The next release of FB (5.5.2) will be fixed not to look for QuickDraw headers in those locations. You won't be able to choose 10.7 in the 'Min OS deployment' or 'Max OS features' settings popups. Otherwise everything should Just Work in Lion.

A few comments for FBers:
(1) This means an FBer will be unable to target 10.7 and any new APIs introduced in 10.7. Some Lion features ( such as window resizing from any window edge ) will be there for your apps without any additional coding. My shareware apps work without any code changes( not counting my own coding error in a search callback ).


> Apple's erosion of QuickDraw access in 10.7 is likely the thin end of a wedge, to be driven further in 10.8.
(2) An apt description. A lot of FB depends on QuickDraw, so don’t write this off as handled by a switch to CG.


(3) Eric’s comments ( link given in Robert’s post ) are worth the read

Brian S